The Perils of a Personal Brand

Why should anyone choose you over a horde of recruiters doing a pretty good job at the same thing? You need to filter through the small print to get to the heart of what makes you an incredible person to work with. That’s the first step towards encouraging your audience to give a damn about who you are. Getting to the finish line of successful and rewarding branding is a career-long commitment: consistently working hard to put on the shoes…

Killing Me Softly – Is Tech Destroying Recruitment?

Technology. You can love or hate it but you can't ignore it. As writer and TED speaker, Stewart Brand points out: “Once a new technology rolls over you, if you're not part of the steamroller, you're part of the road.” This is especially relevant for today’s recruiters. With the likes of Google and Facebook dipping their toes into the industry with their algorithms, use of Machine Learning (ML) and clever job-searching tools, where does that leave us? With opportunity. Sure,…

Recruitment Consultant – HR – Sale

Kanso's latest client is an established Recruitment company, in business for over 7 years.  They've built a fantastic reputation within North-West recruiting within Professional Services, particularly in the Finance and HR sectors having been recognised by industry bodies for their work in recruitment.   They're ambitious and are looking to continue their growth through 2018 with 2 new Trainee Recruiter positions in their Sale office.  If you're in B2B or solution based sales, hard working, confident and effective communicator then this…

Recruitment Consultant – Financial Services – Sale

Kanso's latest client is an established Recruitment company, in business for over 7 years.  They've built a fantastic reputation within North-West recruiting within Professional Services, particularly in the Finance and HR sectors having been recognised by industry bodies for their work in recruitment.   They're ambitious and are looking to continue their growth through 2018 with 2 new Trainee Recruiter positions in their Sale office.  If you're in B2B or solution based sales, hard working, confident and effective communicator then this…

New Client – Looking for Outbound sales / Trainee Recruitment Consultants

Kanso's latest client is an established Recruitment company, in business for over 7 years.  They've built a fantastic reputation within North-West recruiting within Professional Services, particularly in the Finance and HR sectors.   They're ambitious and are looking to continue their growth through 2018 with 2 new Trainee Recruiter positions in their Sale office.  If you're in B2B or solution based sales, hard working, confident and effective communicator then this client might a good fit for you. Culture The culture of…

New Client – Creative / Digital / Marketing

Welcome to Kanso’s latest client, here are my thoughts on the business and the opportunity…   Our latest client is a long-standing pillar of the Agency and creative community of Manchester, supplying Manchester’s Agency scene with some amazing creative, digital and client services talent.  They’re looking to build on their success by adding to their team by running a structured growth plan throughout 2018.    The Culture Their Central Manchester office is vibrant, busy and eclectic office.  Think exposed brick,…

Does Recruitment Need KPIs?

Take a good, hard look at your latest KPI report. How did you do at measuring the performance of your consultants? Can you confidently say that your current metrics align with your business’s desired results? No? Then that's a big problem. Because quality activity is the key to success in recruitment. And this is only achievable through relevant KPIs. Learn why we need to make room for new KPIs that generate and measure quality-activity. And crucially, how this leads to…